Iraq's credit rating lifts with final reparations payment to Kuwait
Iraq paid Kuwait a final installment of war reparations more than 31 years after the invasion of Kuwait, which may free up funds for new domestic projects.
Iraqi and Kuwaiti (L) delegations attend the joint meeting on April 29, 2012 in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq and Kuwait initiated the formation of joint committees to resolve problems existing between them including war compensation after the invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein's regime in 1991. - Ahmad Al-Rubaye-Pool/Getty Images